Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.

Research Adviser, Institute of Archaeology, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts



jana.horvat@zrc-sazu.si

Education:

B. Sc. Archaeology (University of Ljubljana, 1984)

M. Sc. Archaeology (University of Ljubljana, 1989) 

Ph. D. Archaeology (University of Ljubljana, 1994) 

 

Research interests:

  • Romanisation of the south-eastern Alpine region (settlement, military equipment, ceramics; mainly the archaeological sites in western and central Slovenia: Sermin, Razdrto – Ocra, Vrhnika – Nauportus);
  • Settlement development of Poetovio (topography, industrial quarters);
  • Diachronic archaeological research of the high mountains area (field survey, chronology, function of the sites).


  • Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität München, Institut für Vor- und Frühgeschichte und Provinzialrömische Archäologie (Germany) (1989/1990).

  • Member of Editorial Board of the journal Arheološki vestnik.
  • Member of Editorial Board of the book series Opera Instituti Archaeologici Sloveniae (Ljubljana), E-Monographiae Instituti Archaeologici Sloveniae (Ljubljana), Zentraleuropäische Archäologie (Vienna) and Polymnia (Trieste).

  • Horvat, J., P. Peterle Udovič, T. Tolar, B. Toškan 2016. Območje pristanišča v Navportu / The port area of Nauportus. Arheološki vestnik 67, 2016, 177-258.
  • Horvat, J., B. Žbona-Trkman 2016. The 3rd century military equipment in south-western Slovenia. V: Horvat, J. (ur.). The Roman army between the Alps and the Adriatic, Opera Instituti archaeologici Sloveniae 31, Studia Alpium et Adriae 1, Ljubljana: Založba ZRC,  99-120.
  • Horvat, J. 2015. The consolidation of Roman authority in the hinterland of the northern Adriatic. In: Y. Marion, F.  Tassaux (eds.). AdriAtlas et l´histoire de l´espace adriatique du VIe s. a.C. au VIIIe s. p.C., Bordeaux: Ausonius, 2015, 273-291.
  • Horvat, J. 2015. Early Roman military finds from prehistoric settlements in the Gorenjska region / Zgodnjerimske vojaške najdbe s prazgodovinskih naselbin na Gorenjskem. In: J. Istenič, B. Laharnar, J. Horvat (eds.), Evidence of the Roman army in Slovenia / Sledovi rimske vojske na Slovenskem, Katalogi in monografije 41, Ljubljana: Narodni muzej Slovenije, 171-209. 
  • Bernardini, F., G. Vinci, J. Horvat, A. De Min, E. Forte, S. Furlani, D. Lenaz, M. Pipan, W. Zao, A. Sgambati, M.  Potleca, R. Micheli, A. Fragiacomo, C. Tuniz 2015. Early Roman military fortifications and the origin of Trieste, Italy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America [Online ed.], March 2015, vol. 112, no. 13, E1520-E1529.
  • Horvat, J. 2013. Roman sites in the high altitude areas of Slovenia. In: S. Magnani, P. Mior, L. Gregoratti (eds.),  Le aree montane come frontiere : spazi d’interazione e connettività, Studi di frontiera, 1, Roma: Aracne, 141-153.
  • Horvat, J. and A. Dolenc Vičič 2010. Arheološka najdišča Ptuja. Rabelčja vas / Archaeological Sites of Ptuj. Rabelčja vas, Opera Instituti archaeologici Sloveniae 20, Ljubljana.
  • Horvat, J. 2010. First century BC Roman fortifications in the Eastern Alps. In: P. Herz, P. Schmid, O. Stoll (eds.), Zwischen Region und Reich. Das Gebiet der oberen Donau im Imperium Romanum, Region im Umbruch 3, Berlin, 135-159.
  • Horvat, J. and A. Bavdek 2009. Okra. Vrata med Sredozemljem in Srednjo Evropo / Ocra. The gateway between the Mediterranean and Central Europe, Ljubljana.
  • Horvat, J. 2009, Selected Aspects of Romanisation in Western and Central Slovenia. In: G. Cuscito (ed.), Aspetti e problemi della romanizzazione. Venetia, Histria e arco Alpino orientale, Antichità Altoadriatiche 68, Trieste, 355-381.
  • Horvat, J. 2008, Early Roman horrea at Nauportus, Mélanges de l’Ecole française de Rome, Antiquité 120/1, 111-121.
  • Mušič, B. and J. Horvat, 2007. Nauportus – an Early Roman trading post at Dolge njive in Vrhnika. The results of geophysical prospecting using a variety of independent methods / Nauportus – zgodnjerimska trgovska postojanka na Dolgih njivah na Vrhniki, Rezultati geofizikalne raziskave z več neodvisnimi metodami. Arheološki vestnik 58, 2007, 219-283.
  • Horvat, Jana et al. 2003. Poetovio. Development and Topography.  In: M. Šašel Kos, P. Scherrer (eds.), The Autonomous Towns of Noricum and Pannonia, Pannonia I, Situla 41, Ljubljana, 153-190.
  • Horvat, J. 2002. The Hoard of Roman Republican Weapons from Grad near Šmihel / Zaklad rimskega republikanskega orožja z Gradu pri Šmihelu pod Nanosom, Arheološki vestnik 53, 117-192.
  • Horvat, J. 1999. Roman Provincial Archaeology in Slovenia Following the Year 1965: Settlement and Small Finds. Arheološki vestnik 50, 215-257.
  • Horvat, J. 1997. Sermin. Opera Instituti Archaeologici Sloveniae 3, Ljubljana.
  • Horvat, J. 1990.  Nauportus (Vrhnika), Dela 33, Znanstvenoraziskovalni center SAZU, Inštitut za arheologijo 16. Ljubljana: Slovenska akademija znanosti in umetnosti.

MODULE GENERAL ELECTIVE COURSES

Archaeological Analyses of Iron Age Non-Ceramic Finds ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Archaeology of Early Medieval Period ǀ

Assist. Prof. Benjamin Štular, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

From Small Archaeological Objects to History ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Janka Istenič, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Interdisciplinary Research of Archaeological Sites ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Roman Towns between the Adriatic and the Danube River ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Romanization ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

The Neolithic and Eneolithic Periods in the Northern Adriatic ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

The Pile-Dwelling Period in the Southeastern Alpine Region ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Tool Hoards of the La Tène and Roman Periods ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6